We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Ship Inn & Hotel

    West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          US$114
          View Deal
          Traveller (11)
          Dining (9)
          Room & Suite (4)
          The Crown Inn
          131 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Sturminster Newton
           
          Hunters Lodge Inn
          439 reviews
          #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
           
          Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
          386 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          The Grosvenor Arms
          389 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good24%
          • Average2%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
          5 days ago
          “Top food, top service.”
          6 days ago
          “Mrs M Saunders”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Pets Allowed
          All hotel details
          The Crown Inn
          131 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Sturminster Newton
           
          Hunters Lodge Inn
          439 reviews
          #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
           
          Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
          386 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          The Grosvenor Arms
          389 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (111)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 111 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          A Fathers weekend treat visit with my wife and daughter proved to be as good as on previous visits. The greeting, staff attention and food quality does not fail to satisfy. The menu contains dishes created with thought and attention to detail. Daughter has to...More

          Thank Phillip P
          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Spent 2 nights here to attend a friend's wedding. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The nicest surprise, however, was the food. Very high standard. We had our granddaughter with us and found the hotel to be very family friendly. The setting...More

          Thank widdgrim2
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Having had a busy week, this is my go to place for food. We never remember to book, but they always seem to manage to squeeze us in. Its very busy, I would say get yourself organised and book. The seafood platter is divine. But...More

          Thank abendigolove
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We finally managed to get a table here after several failed attempts. I would certainly recommend that you book 2 or 3 weeks in advance, especially for Friday and Saturday evenings, so popular is the restaurant. And for good reason: we felt welcome and very...More

          Thank Farnhamfashionista
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          On my recommendation my parents booked here for my 50th birthday surprise lunch. I am local to the area but we had family coming from further afield. The parking is good ( just mind the road), and access to the property is easy for all...More

          1  Thank 67scottishlass
          The Crown Inn
          131 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Sturminster Newton
           
          Hunters Lodge Inn
          439 reviews
          #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
           
          Best Western Shaftesbury The Royal Chase Hotel
          386 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          The Grosvenor Arms
          389 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Shaftesbury
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$76 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Book Direct Rooms so you can book your The Ship Inn & Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Dorset >
          • Gillingham
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (11)
          Dining (9)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (7)
          Bathroom (1)
          Nearby
          Travelodge Wincanton
          249 reviews
          7.69 km away
           
          The Crown Inn
          131 reviews
          4.64 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          The Stapleton Arms
          107 reviews
          1.80 km away
          The Ship Inn Restaurant
          83 reviews
          2.09 km away
          Virginia Ash
          162 reviews
          5.19 km away
          Dike & Son
          13 reviews
          6.02 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Light and Land
          24 reviews
          5.59 km away
          AA Shooting School
          24 reviews
          7.15 km away
          Discworld Emporium
          46 reviews
          7.54 km away
          The Nog Inn
          13 reviews
          7.40 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from The Ship Inn & Hotel staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "We were in Room 5. Directly over the bar with a beautiful view."
          Read review
          "You can ask for a larger bed if that's important to you."
          Read review
          "We didn't stay, we just went for dinner"
          Read review
          "Although on A30 no traffic noise due to the secondary glazing. old building the floor were quirky but added..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing